New Features: Google Scholar, BHL, IUCN & NCBI widgets

We are pleased to announce four (4) new widgets that allow Scratchpads users to link their taxonomic terms to high profile external content providers.
These widgets promote Scratchpads as an integrated biodiversity content management platform for research communities.

Add content to your taxon pages provided by the following services:

Google Scholar:
Will return the most relevant to each taxon references and their full text links*.
To enable and for more info go to

Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL):
Will return the relevant to each taxon records from a 100,000+ volumes full text literature database
To enable and for more info go to

Will return taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on each taxon that has been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria
To enable and for more info go to

Will return associated information from the different datasets of one of the largest genomic data providers
To enable and for more info go to

* Subject to individual Institutions' full text access agreements